Marion High School

675 S 15th St
Marion, IA 52302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Marion High School serves 670 students in grades 9-12.
Marion High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Marion High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Marion High School's student population of 670 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students670 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
85%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Marion High School is Marion Home School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Starry Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Starry Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 265 students
    0.0 miles
    700 S 15th Street
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-4698
    0 K-2 265
  • Marion Marion Home School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    0.1 miles
    440 S. 15th Street
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 373-9209
    0.1 K-12 1
  • Marion Francis Marion Intermediate School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 317 students
    0.5 miles
    2301 3rd Ave
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 373-4766
    0.5 3-4 317
  • Marion Vernon Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 647 students
    0.5 miles
    1350 4th Avenue
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-9401
    0.5 5-8 647
  • Marion Longfellow Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 296 students
    1.0 miles
    2900 8th Ave
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-4691
    1 PK-2 296

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